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Re: [PATCH] Staging: octeon-ethernet: Assign proper MAC addresses.

To: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Staging: octeon-ethernet: Assign proper MAC addresses.
From: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 12:04:09 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 12:04:32PM -0700, David Daney wrote:
> Allocate MAC addresses using the same method as the bootloader.  This
> avoids changing the MAC between bootloader and kernel operation as
> well as avoiding duplicates and use of addresses outside of the
> assigned range.
> 
> Signed-off-by: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
> ---
> 
> This could merge via Ralf's tree as Octeon is MIPS based and all the
> rest of the Octeon patches seem to be going in this way.

Fine with me.

thanks,

greg k-h

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